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Salaries by Major at Hardin Simmons University

How much money do Hardin Simmons University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,600 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for HSU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $63,800 followed by Criminal Justice and Corrections paying $31,200 and Health and Physical Education/Fitness graduates who have a median starting income of $31,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $76,900 followed by Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) at $37,200 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $31,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Hardin Simmons University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Hardin Simmons University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $76,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $63,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $37,200
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $31,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225247 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Hardin Simmons University.